Kasich announces public lottery for State of State speech tickets
Gov. John Kasich announced that an internet lottery will be used to distribute a limited number of tickets to his 2013 State of the State address on Feb. 19.
Interested individuals can register for the ticket lottery at: http://governor.ohio.gov/tickets/.
Names will be collected until 6 p.m. Thursday and people selected for tickets by random lottery will be notified via e-mail by noon on Friday.
Kasich will conduct the speech in Lima at Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center. The Center offers a spacious auditorium that allows for more Ohioans to attend.
The governor continues a tradition to conduct the speed outside the state capital that he began last year at Steubenville’s Wells Academy.
Kasich said his decision to deliver the State of the State outside the capital is again rooted in a desire to make state government more accessible to Ohioans and shine a light on communities across Ohio making contributions to the state’s success.
John Arthur Hutchison